Heroin Laced Synthetic Drug Linked To Spike In Overdose Deaths In Montgomery CountyThe Montgomery County DA’s office says the county is on pace to set a record for heroin-overdose deaths, largely because of heroin laced a synthetic opioid.
Delco Police Honored For Saving People After Heroin OverdosesNarcan has proven to be a literal life saver to those knocking of death's door after a heroin overdose.
Philadelphia Police Officers Being Trained To Administer Anti-heroin Drug To Potential Overdose VictimsOfficers in the East Division began being trained in January to use Naloxone, also known as Narcan, to reverse a drug overdose.
Delco DA Says It's Time to Equip Police in Pa. With Anti-Overdose TreatmentAs Camden County officials tout the success of having their officers carry Narcan to treat apparent overdose victims, officials in Pennsylvania say Harrisburg's delay is costing lives in that state.
Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin OverdosesPolice say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.
After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem An 'Epidemic' In Region"We’re calling it an epidemic. It’s statewide in New Jersey and I think it’s in Pennsylvania as well, from everything we can tell." Cape May Prosecutor Robert Taylor said.
Authorities Warn Of Heroin Overdoses In CamdenA rash of heroin overdoses has law enforcement officials in Camden worried that drug users may be at risk from unusually potent drugs.
Dangerous Heroin Batch Blamed For Camden OverdosesLaw enforcement officials say some recent heroin overdoses in Camden are linked to an extremely dangerous batch of the drug that could be fatal.